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Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-16-2014, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Wolfcat
I'm not doing so well this week. We had to...

I'm not doing so well this week.

We had to go 200+ miles on Sunday to be ready for DS's apt on Monday. That went smoothly, but we had to spend some money, and I lost one of my working days for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-09-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,121
Posted By Wolfcat
I have the gifts plotted and the funds budgeted...

I have the gifts plotted and the funds budgeted in. A few of the gifts are foods that I make, so no cost there, and I may add to some of the others' gifts on that front as well.:grin:

For...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-05-2014, 04:43 PM
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Views: 75,925
Posted By Wolfcat
I've been cooking and cooking and cooking the...

I've been cooking and cooking and cooking the last few weeks: cinnamon apples, pumpkin bread, applesauce, apple butter, apple jelly (from all the peels and cores, yum!), soft pretzels, homemade...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-05-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Wolfcat
If they have closed or locked the account, you...

If they have closed or locked the account, you might have issues cashing the check, but if the account is still active, they will cash it and give you cash back.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-01-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,202
Posted By Wolfcat
This...

This (http://www.sharkclean.com/products/7/steam-pocket-mops/27/shark-steam-pocket-mop/) (Shark steamer) is what we use. I love it cuz you don't have to deal with buckets or rinsing. It also...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-30-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Wolfcat
When you go to cash the check, request the amount...

When you go to cash the check, request the amount you need for the sats in cash, then deposit the rest. They might give you a look, but you'll get the money.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-30-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,900
Posted By Wolfcat
If you have local friends/acquaintences who are...

If you have local friends/acquaintences who are crafty, you could get together with them and share your craftiness. I.e., if you make candles and a friend does decopage, you could get together and...
Forum: Spirituality   09-20-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Wolfcat
We usually only have a thread for each month, but...

We usually only have a thread for each month, but if someone starts one just for Mabon, I'd join it.


Would you mind telling us what your ethnic background is? My family has no distinct ethnic...
Forum: Spirituality   09-18-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Wolfcat
For half the week, I'm up and out the door before...

For half the week, I'm up and out the door before the rest of the family are even out of bed. The rest, I'm passed out from staying up past midnight every night. Embracing the small moments of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 75,925
Posted By Wolfcat
OMG! My van keeps having these little issues -...

OMG!
My van keeps having these little issues - nothing huge but it's all hitting at once. Then we get hubby a new phone to replace the one he lost, and now (less then 12 hours later) my phone won't...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-14-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 75,925
Posted By Wolfcat
We use eyebuydirect.com...

We use eyebuydirect.com (http://eyebuydirect.com), which is similarly priced.
Forum: Spirituality   09-02-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Wolfcat
Thumbs up Back-to-School Pagan Families

Gods, we are busy with this back-to-school stuff. How do you use your spirituality to ease the transition?:laugh:
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-31-2014, 05:48 PM
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Views: 75,925
Posted By Wolfcat
:crying:

:crying:
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-27-2014, 09:55 PM
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Views: 75,925
Posted By Wolfcat
Corn cob jelly - yum! I invested in an...

Corn cob jelly - yum!



I invested in an electric hair clippers (buzz cutter) about 5 years ago. It makes getting everyone's hair done so easy. DS does a mohawk; DD usually gets a trim, but...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-17-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 75,925
Posted By Wolfcat
I was having problems getting motivated this last...

I was having problems getting motivated this last week, then on Wednesday I got sick to my stomach and on Thursday I totally gave up on housework, cleaning, cooking, all of it. That is totally unlike...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-10-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,748
Posted By Wolfcat
I googled it. I prolly should have saved the...

I googled it. I prolly should have saved the recipes I used, but oh well.

We got a handful of mulberries before the birds picked them clean. The catnip is doing well again, so I'll harvest next...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-10-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 75,925
Posted By Wolfcat
If you don't add pectin, I bet it would do very...

If you don't add pectin, I bet it would do very well for corn syrup. Just use about 1 cup of sugar for each cup of corn cob juice.



It is actually quite delicious. It has a very light taste,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-07-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 75,925
Posted By Wolfcat
I've been busy with breads, jams and jellies this...

I've been busy with breads, jams and jellies this last week: 4 loaves of bread, 16 half-pints of corn cob jelly, 5 half-pints of mango jelly, 12 pints of corn... I still need to make a double batch...
Forum: Spirituality   07-30-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Wolfcat
Welcome! :grouphug

Welcome! :grouphug
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-30-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 75,925
Posted By Wolfcat
http://www.uline.com/BL_8192/Canning-Jars?keywords...

http://www.uline.com/BL_8192/Canning-Jars?keywords=mason%20jars
Be aware that a minimum order is 12 cases (1 doz/case) per size. So it's about a $20-30 minimum order. If you can split it up among a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-28-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 75,925
Posted By Wolfcat
We got a huge hit this last week. The local...

We got a huge hit this last week. The local police chief doesn't much care for us, and we let the yard get a little out of control. We'd just spent a full week working on it, and the lawn hadn't...
Forum: Spirituality   07-28-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Wolfcat
We usually do a feasting of some sort for the...

We usually do a feasting of some sort for the Sabbats. I'm always looking for ideas for branching out our celebrations. Since we are Heathens with variations, the Sabbats are only of moderate...
Forum: Spirituality   07-28-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Wolfcat
Thumbs up Pagan Families Celebrating Lammas (August)

Hey everyone!
Our threads seem to have slowed down quite a bit, so I'm giving this months' thread a head start.

What do you have planned for Lammas?
What books do you use for teaching your...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-18-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 8,914
Posted By Wolfcat
Aside from the usual of getting rid of toys and...

Aside from the usual of getting rid of toys and stuff that breaks or is unused, we have three large boxes of outgrown/redundant shoes and clothes going out as soon as it gets packed into the car....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-22-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 75,925
Posted By Wolfcat
Thank you all! We already have someone...

Thank you all!

We already have someone working on a location 15 miles away. They need to set up more truck routes to support it and then we are in. And we'd have more than 50 orders in the area...
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